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  • Immunization

Let's Get Back on Track with National Immunization Awareness Month

Each August, CDC, NACCHO, and other partners recognize National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This recognition...

Aug 04, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Local Health Departments Leverage the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Rapid Community Assessment to Learn the Vaccination Needs of their Communities

The Rapid Community Assessment (RCA) is an evaluation method developed by the Centers for Disease Control and...

Jul 08, 2022 | Victoria Thompson

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Immunization

Request for Applications: Partnering for Vaccine Equity

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is pleased to provide funding for the...

Jun 07, 2022 | Victoria Thompson, Katherine Waters

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Community Health

What should Local Health Departments Know About Avian Influenza: A Q&A with CDC

The widespread global news of avian influenza in birds has more than likely raised a few hackle feathers from the...

Apr 16, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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#NPHW: NACCHO Supports LHDs to Achieve Vaccine Equity Among Racial and Ethnic Groups

As the voice of the nearly 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) across the country, the National Association of County...

Apr 01, 2022 | Victoria Thompson, Katherine Waters, Jasmine Akuffo, Hassanatu Blake

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  • Immunization
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Community Success Stories from four Local Health Departments featured by CDC

In 2020, NACCHO, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), implemented the project,...

Dec 29, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

#FightFlu: Protecting Our Adult Communities from Influenza Through Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans aged six months and older to get their annual flu...

Dec 06, 2021 | Katherine Waters, Victoria Thompson

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  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Recommendations

Findings from the 2020 NIS-Child and the New CDC Catch Up Campaign for Well-Child Visits and Vaccinations

In the October 15th Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), CDC released the results of the 2020 National...

Nov 01, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO is offering a technical assistance and capacity building opportunity to provide local health departments (LHD)...

Oct 18, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott, Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza
  • Recommendations

Influenza (Flu) Season 2021–2022: The Continued Importance of Influenza Vaccination During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

While flu vaccine effectiveness can vary from season to season, we know that flu vaccines work and provide important...

Oct 05, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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